What is the Oduno Scale?

The Oduno Scale was “gratefully” named for Tarik A. Oduno. He is so honored because, he had the presence of mind to ask us a question which led to the scale’s creation. While we were still gathering our awareness around the idea melanin, the aromatic biopolymer and organic semiconductor that makes people black is worth … More What is the Oduno Scale?

Marcus Garvey Special: A PBS Mockumentary

Marcus Garvey Special A PBS Mockumentary By Mwariama D. KAMAU Editor’s Note: On Feb. 12, 2001 PBS aired the documentary Marcus Garvey: Look for Me in the Whirlwind. Since then there has been much discussion about errors and contradictions in the production. And it affirms once again that we must always critically evaluate all information … More Marcus Garvey Special: A PBS Mockumentary

Look for me in the whirlwind: Factual inaccuracies and slanderous statements

My two major areas of criticism are: (1) Factual inaccuracies and slanderous statements without even attempting to substantiate them and (2) The absence of any in-depth analysis of what Marcus Garvey stood for or was trying to do. I will attempt to deal with some of the former that I consider to be of major … More Look for me in the whirlwind: Factual inaccuracies and slanderous statements